Community Engagement in Housing Politics: Political Inequality and the Challenges of Reforming Local Government (Feb 4, 1 PM)

Housing costs are skyrocketing in many American cities. In this talk, Dr. Einstein explores how political inequality in politics makes it difficult to build new housing and reform housing policy. Using a mix of novel administrative data, in-depth interviews, and archival evidence, she finds that local policies amplify the voices of older, privileged homeowners – and that reforming these policies is extraordinarily difficult.

February 4, 2022, 1:00 to 2:30 PM
Zoom meeting ID: 929 9783 1033
Passcode: 162052